Welcome to the Cortland County Health Department

10 essentail public health services

Learn more about the 2022-2024 Cortland County Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan in the below video. Thank you to all who attended our community presentation on August 30th, 2022!

Cortland County Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan Dashboard
Cortland County Health Department Strategic Plan
Cortland County COVID-19 Data Dashboard

**Do not send the self-affirmation form to the Health Department**

**Do not call the Health Department regarding where to send your self-affirmation form**

SelfAf Isolation
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COVID-19 Testing Options:

  • Guthrie Drive-through testing site Alvena Ave, Cortland  (parking lot across from the front entrance of the Guthrie Medical Center). Patients must schedule an appointment.  Call (607) 299-7676.

For people who don’t have a primary-care physician: 

  • Guthrie Cortland Walk-In Care (4077 West Road in Cortland). To schedule an appointment, call (607) 753-9977.
  • Cayuga Health Sampling Sites Register at cayugahealth.org/ or call (607) 319-5708.
  • Or Visit, Find a Test Site Near You.

Please continue to practice social distancing, proper cleaning, and hygiene practices, and stay home as much as possible.

External Links to Current Health Topics

  1. COVID-19
  2. Mumps
  3. Seasonal Flu

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The mission of the Cortland County Health Department is to promote health, prevent disease, injury, and disability while enhancing the quality of the life within our community.

The Cortland County Health Department has numerous programs and services designed to achieve this mission. Working together, we can improve the health and well being of all residents of Cortland County.


Business Hours:


For Jacobus Center information or records, please call 607-753-5135.

If it is after normal business hours and you need to report one of the following:

  • a death in a regulated facility
  • contact with an animal that may cause a risk for rabies
  •  or a communicable disease that cannot wait until normal business hours

Call the Sheriff’s Department at (607) 753-3311 and they will contact the Health Department to return your call.

Follow us @CortGovHealth on social media for updates, information and events.
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